Kentucky Coal Heritage
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Whitley County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Bon Jellico Coal Company

Bon Jellico

Whitley

1912-1939

110

Campbell Coal Mining Company

Coalmont

Whitley

1906-1913

200

Campbell Coal Mining Company

Coalmont

Whitley

1909-1913

200

Mahoning Coal Company

Cumberland Falls

Whitley

1906-1908

35

East Tennessee Coal Company

Dowlais

Whitley

1903-1905

200

Elite Coal Company, Inc.

Elite

Whitley

1905-1909

42

Acme Blue Gem Coal Company

Gatliff

Whitley

1910-1914

20

Burns Blue Gem Coal Company

Gatliff

Whitley

1915-1921

30

Dixie Coal Company

Gatliff

Whitley

1915-1915

20

Ester Croley Mine

Gatliff

Whitley

1941-1942

135

Ester & Effie Croley Mine

Gatliff

Whitley

1943-1945

100

Gatliff Coal Company

Gatliff

Whitley

1915-1952

265

Mammoth Blue Gem Coal Company

Gatliff

Whitley

1910-1932

80

Wallen Jellico Coal Company

Gatliff

Whitley

1917-1924

20

Anderson Coal Company

Halsey

Whitley

1905-1908

75

French Coal Company

Halsey

Whitley

1906-1910

40

Halsey Red Ash Coal Company

Halsey

Whitley

1909-1913

150

Louisville Property Company

Halsey

Whitley

1903-1908

125

Troutman Blue Gem Coal Company

Halsey

Whitley

1906-1907

25

Wender Blue Gem Coal Company

Halsey

Whitley

1905-1908

25

Hoffman & Berry Mine

Hoffman

Whitley

1906-1906

100

Blue Gem Coal Company

Hosman

Whitley

1940-1942

20

Main Jellico Mountain Coal Company

Kensee

Whitley

1903-1929

100

Moore Jellico Coal Company

Merlin

Whitley

1905-1905

100

Blue Gem Mining Company

Mountain Ash

Whitley

1943-1944

10

Jellico Coal Mining Company

Mountain Ash

Whitley

1903-1932

250

Cooke Jellico Coal Company

Myrlin

Whitley

1910-1914

122

Cumberland River Coal & Oil Company

Nevisdale

Whitley

1917-1923

20

Dixie Blue Gem Coal Company

Nevisdale

Whitley

1926-1930

35

Drake Blue Gem Coal Company

Nevisdale

Whitley

1916-1925

50

Booth Blue Gem Coal Company

Packard

Whitley

1925-1930

30

Mahan Jellico Coal Company

Packard

Whitley

1915-1944

200

Polley Coal Company

Packard

Whitley

1919-1924

50

Mahoning Coal Company

Parkers Lake

Whitley

1906-1908

35

Estes Jellico Coal Company

Pleasant View

Whitley

1916-1921

50

Partin-Jellico Coal Company

Pleasant View

Whitley

1923-1924

50

Pleasant View Jellico Coal Company

Pleasant View

Whitley

1905-1909

50

Patterson Creek Coal Company

Polleyton

Whitley

1919-1925

40

Proctor Coal Company

Red Ash

Whitley

1910-1925

200

Proctor Coal Company

Red Ash

Whitley

1904-1904

275

Red Ash Coal Company

Red Ash

Whitley

1910-1928

200

Imperial Jellico Coal Company

Rockholds

Whitley

1905-1913

125

Jellico Mining Company

Saxton

Whitley

1905-1909

40

Pine Knot Coal Company

Silerville

Whitley

1903-1905

100

West Jellico Coal Company

Silerville

Whitley

1908-1913

150

Pine Knot Coal Company

Strunk

Whitley

1903-1906

140

West Jellico Coal Company

Strunk

Whitley

1905-1907

150

Wender Blue Gem Coal Company

Wender

Whitley

1905-1908

25

Dessie-Ellen Blue Gem Coal Company

Williamsburg

Whitley

1919-1924

15

Garfield Jellico Coal Company

Williamsburg

Whitley

1919-1921

45

Jellico Splint Coal Company, Inc.

Williamsburg

Whitley

1930-1932

35

Jewell Jellico Coal Company

Williamsburg

Whitley

1910-1910

30

Kresge Coal & Mining Company

Williamsburg

Whitley

1919-1923

80

Moore Jellico Coal Company

Williamsburg

Whitley

1905-1905

100

Pocono Coal Company

Williamsburg

Whitley

1905-1907

20

Campbell Coal Mining Company

Wilton

Whitley

1908-1909

35

Campbell Coal Mining Company

Wilton

Whitley

1909-1913

35

Jewell Jellico Coal Company

Wofford

Whitley

1911-1911

30

Peerless Coal Company

Wofford

Whitley

1912-1915

100

Watts Creek Jellico Coal Company

Wofford

Whitley

1905-1915

60

New Watts Creek Jellico Coal Company

Wooford

Whitley

1916-1924

35




 

 

 

 

 

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